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Banana Pi BPI-R3


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Banana Pi BPI-R3 Router Board is a powerful and versatile open-source router development board that comes with a MediaTek MT7986 (Filogic 830) quad-core ARM A53 + MT7531A chip design. It features 2GB DDR RAM and 8GB eMMC flash onboard, making it a very high-performance router development board. With its cutting-edge technology and powerful hardware, the Banana Pi BPI-R3 Router Board is ideal for a wide range of applications, from internet service routers to network and communication applications.

Wi-Fi 6 and 6E Enabled

The Banana Pi BPI-R3 Router Board supports Wi-Fi 6 2.4G WiFi using MT7975N and 5G WiFi using MT7975P, providing reliable wireless network connections with lower latency, larger bandwidth capacity, and faster transmission rates. The board also supports 6E, which uses a 160MHz wide channel and 6GHz uncongested bandwidth to provide multigigabit transmission and low-latency Wi-Fi connection, making it ideal for streaming media, games, AR/VR, and other applications.

Multiple Network Ports

The Banana Pi BPI-R3 Router Board is equipped with two SFP 2.5GbE ports and five GbE network ports, providing multiple options for wired network connections. With its powerful hardware, this router board can handle multiple network connections without compromising performance.

Possible Applications

The Banana Pi BPI-R3 Router Board can be used in various applications, such as:

  • Internet service router
  • Wireless router
  • Wireless repeater
  • Home security gateway
  • Home automation
  • NAS device
  • Network and communication applications

Hardware Layout


  • CPU: MediaTek MT7986 (Filogic 830) Quad-core ARM Cortex A53 + MT7531 chip design
  • SDRAM: 2 GB DDR4
  • On-board storage: MicroSD (TF) card, 8GB eMMC onboard
  • GPIO: 26 Pin GPIO, some of which can be used for specific functions including UART, I2C, SPI, PWM, I2S
  • On-board network: 5 port 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet
  • SFP: 2 SFP 2.5GbE
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 6 4×4 2.4G WiFi (MT7975N) + 4×4 5G WiFi (MT7975P)
  • Mini PCIe: Mini PCIe via USB
  • 2 interface: M.2 KEY-E PCIe interface
  • USB: 1 USB 3.0 host, 2 USB interfaces with slot
  • Buttons: Reset button, WPS button, boot switch
  • LEDs: Power status LED and RJ45 LED
  • DC power: 12V/2A with DC in
  • Sizes: 100.5mm x148mm (Same as BPI-R2 and BPI-R64)
  • Weight: 200 grams

Items Included

  • Banana Pi BPI-R3
Shipping & Delivery

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